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Telephone
0330 123 2523
Address
Cornwall College St Austell Tregonissey Road St Austell Cornwall PL25 4Dj
Email
enquiries@cornwall.ac.uk
Opening Hours
8:30 - 17:00

Cornwall College St Austell

We offer one of the widest ranges of vocational courses from Acting to Visual Art to Catering and Construction, with all subject areas located in dedicated learning environments, giving you focused quality training with industry led programmes to deliver key skills. 

At Cornwall College St Austell our specialist courses will give you the right environment to explore, discover and progress.  Whether you are interested in catering, hairdressing, construction or media; our highly practical courses are designed to allow you to grow in confidence and ability, giving you the chance to progress to University study or employment. 

As well as full-time courses, we also offer apprenticeships across a wide range of subjects and we also provide professional qualifications for people looking to enhance their career prospects and aspirations. 

Please notify us in advance if you are unable to attend college via our Absence Form

  Featured Courses

Online Fashion Through The Ages

Level 1 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


Join our expert art and design lecturer Linzi Bright for a journey through the changing fashion of the 20th century. Each week we will look at different eras and the influences of social, political and economic forces that created changing styles and the attitudes towards fashion and dress of the time. This course will run on Wednesdays from 10:30 - 11:45.

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Carpentry and Joinery Diploma

Level 1 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


If you are interested in working in the construction industry, specifically learning a wood trade we offer a choice of specialist training, in bench joinery and site carpentry. Site carpentry focuses on woodwork essential to a construction site, and includes fitting ­flooring, roofing frame installation, partition wall construction and stair building. Bench joinery is predominantly more workshop based, where you make and prepare materials for installation on a construction site. This Level 1 course is an ideal introduction to working with wood in the construction industry if you have no prior knowledge or understanding of the trade. We offer specialist training and qualifications in both bench joinery and site carpentry. There is opportunity to cross over between the two disciplines if you start down one path but then decide it is not right for you. Please note: As part of your course you may be required to carry out Work Experience and/or an Industry Placement.

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AAT Professional Accounting Technician Apprenticeship

Level 4 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell, Cornwall College St Mellion


This accountancy apprenticeship is for those wanting to train on the job and to study advanced accounting to obtain an internationally recognised professional accounting qualification. You already have an existing Level 3 qualification in accounting and want to develop more complex accounting knowledge, gain more specialist skills in related areas such as tax. During this qualification, you will learn advanced accounting skills e.g. financial statements for limited companies, complex management accounting tasks, management skills and specialist learning areas. Individuals in the role of a Professional Accounting Technician will have responsibility for creating, and / or verifying and reviewing accurate and timely financial information within the organisation in which they are employed or on behalf of another organisation. This will be performed in order to meet relevant ethical, professional and legal standards and will utilise the individual’s knowledge of the business systems and processes, as well as standard accounting and tax practices. This role may exist in an accounting practice, a professional services company, HMRC or the accounting function of a business or other organisation. An apprenticeship is a great way to gain a qualification and earn money at the same time. At the end of the course, you will have a nationally recognised qualification. We also offer this course off-site at St Mellion

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Certificate in Education and Training (inc DET) – Part Time

Level 5 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


The Cert Ed is designed for people who would like to become a qualified teacher or trainer in the Further Education Sector. The qualification incorporates the Diploma in Education and Training (DET). This qualification will allow you to meet the initial training requirements for membership to the Society for Education and Training and will underpin an application for Qualified Teacher of Learning and Skills (QTLS) status. A teaching placement is an essential requirement of this course. During the course this placement will inform taught sessions and enable you to contextualise and apply key principles of learning.

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  Facilities

The Space

Cornwall College St Austell student zone called The Space - wide shot of whole room

At our St Austell campus we have a brand new student social area, The Space.

Fully furnished with lounge seating, a chill-out room to watch DVDs, a pool table, dart board, and multiple video game consoles – it is a great place to spend time with friends in between lessons.

All design decisions were driven by our learner voice. This space, “The Space”, is for them.

The Bay

Students getting food in Bicton College's restaurant

The Bay cafeteria is our dedicated outlet for all learners, visitors and staff to take a break and have access to a great range of hot meals, an extensive salad bar, snacks, hot & cold drinks and refreshments. All dietary requirements are catered for by professional, friendly staff and students alike. Opening for breakfast and lunch, please come and take advantage of our competitively priced offerings.

  Subject Areas

Access to HE
Accounting
Arts & Media
Business School
Catering
Children, Schools & Families
Construction
Digital Academy
Engineering
Foundation Learning
GCSEs & Functional Skills
Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy
Hospitality & Front of House
Motor Vehicle
Music & Performing Arts
Social Care & Health
Travel & Tourism

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  Events

Twilight Taster Evening at Cornwall College St Austell

Twilight Taster Evening at Cornwall College St Austell

23 March 2021, 17:00-19:00


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Courses and Careers Advice Event at Cornwall College St Austell – May 2021

Courses and Careers Advice Event at Cornwall College St Austell – May 2021

20 May 2021, 17:00-19:30


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University Open Day at Cornwall College St Austell – May 2021

University Open Day at Cornwall College St Austell – May 2021

20 May 2021, 17:00-19:30


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Apprenticeship Event at Cornwall College St Austell – May 2021

Apprenticeship Event at Cornwall College St Austell – May 2021

20 May 2021, 17:00-12:00


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  News

“Huge opportunity” for careers in the care sector

“Huge opportunity” for careers in the care sector

23rd February 2021


Following unprecedented demand for skilled care workers, The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) is urging people in the region to consider the benefits of a career in the care sector. 

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Future careers take centre stage at virtual college open day

Future careers take centre stage at virtual college open day

27th January 2021


Cornwall College St Austell is hosting a virtual open day for all 16-18 school leavers on Tuesday 9th February 5 – 7.30pm.

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Twins take important steps towards dance careers

Twins take important steps towards dance careers

21st January 2021


A set of twin sisters from Cornwall College are proving that it takes two to tango as they dance their way towards their dream careers.

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Huge opportunity for those looking to work in care sector

Huge opportunity for those looking to work in care sector

19th January 2021


Those looking to find out how to get into a career in caring are being urged to attend a virtual taster event that will detail exactly what they need to do.

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Gardening to soothe the soul

Gardening to soothe the soul

17th December 2020


An exciting new gardening project has been launched to develop horticulture skills and knowledge while revamping and improving disused poly-tunnels.

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